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Galena, Alaska Climate & Temperature

  • Galena, Alaska, Usa is at 6443'N, 15654'W, 37 m (121 ft). See map.
  • Galena, Alaska has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Galena, Alaska is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is -4.4 degrees Celsius (24.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 39 °C (70.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Galena, Alaska Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -17°C (1.4°F) on average falling to -28°C (-18.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 1.3°C (34.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -10.3°C (13.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 18.3°C (65°F) and average low temperatures are 9.3°C (48.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of -0.7°C (30.8°F) during the day and lows of -8.3°C (17°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 332 mm (13.1 inches) which is equivalent to 332 Litres/m (8.14 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Galena, Alaska you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Marion Island, South Africa.

Galena, Alaska Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-2) -17 (1) -9 (16) 1 (34) 12 (54) 19 (66) 20 (68) 16 (61) 10 (50) -1 (30) -11 (12) -15 (5) 1 (33)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -24 (-10) -23 (-9) -15 (5) -5 (23) 7 (44) 14 (57) 16 (60) 12 (54) 6 (43) -5 (24) -15 (5) -22 (-7) -4 (24)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-18) -28 (-18) -21 (-6) -11 (12) 1 (34) 9 (48) 11 (52) 8 (46) 2 (36) -8 (18) -19 (-2) -28 (-18) -9 (15)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 18 (1) 18 (1) 17 (1) 7 (0) 22 (1) 31 (1) 57 (2) 66 (3) 42 (2) 15 (1) 20 (1) 19 (1) 332 (13)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 10 (35) 9 (29) 5 (17) 6 (19) 10 (33) 13 (42) 17 (55) 13 (43) 8 (26) 11 (37) 12 (39) 123 (34)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 5h 24' 8h 34' 11h 56' 15h 25' 18h 51' 21h 15' 20h 04' 16h 45' 13h 17' 9h 48' 6h 23' 4h 04' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 5.6 15 25.8 37.4 45.6 48.7 45.6 37.2 25.8 14.4 5.3 2.1 25.7

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